Kim Forrest

Kim Forrest

Kim Forrest has been writing about weddings for over a decade, specializing in etiquette and planning advice. She has previously written for, Brides Local Magazines, and Washingtonian Bride & Groom, and has been quoted as a wedding expert in The Washington Post, The New York Times, Huffington Post, Refinery29, and more.

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Places to Celebrate 19 Music-Themed and Theater Wedding Venues for the Couple Who Loves Drama

From small movie theaters to huge concert halls, there are a variety of theater wedding venues for arts-loving couples to choose from!

Places to Celebrate 20 Boat Wedding Venues for the Ultimate Nautical Event

A nautical-inspired wedding on a boat provides guests with a unique experience—and the opportunity to view beautiful scenery from the deck.

Events & Parties Can You Have Two Bridal Showers?

The more the merrier, right? Well, maybe not. Here are the circumstances when you can have two bridal showers, bach parties, or engagement parties—and when you can't.

Places to Celebrate The 18 Best Foodie Wedding Venues for an Absolutely Delicious Event

We’ve searched the nation for some venues that are known for delicious cuisine, so enjoy and bon appetit!

Events & Parties All the Pre-Wedding Parties You Need to Be Aware Of

From engagement parties to rehearsal dinners, here are all the pre-wedding parties you need to clear your schedule for.

Planning Basics How a Simple Wedding Checklist Can Save Your Life

With so many little details to tend to, planning a wedding can make you go a little crazy! The easiest way to stay organized is to use a simple wedding checklist.

Places to Celebrate 20 Loft & Warehouse Wedding Venues for an Industrial-Chic Style

Lofts and warehouse wedding venues are ideal, as their “blank slate” interiors can be transformed into a space that completely reflects your personality.

Planning Basics How to Create a Wedding Website

Creating a wedding website is one of the most important steps in planning your wedding. Follow our six simple steps to help you create a successful website.

Wedding Reception How to Create Your Wedding Seating Chart

It may feel a bit daunting, but once you figure out how to make a wedding seating chart, the process is sure to be a breeze!

Etiquette 6 Essentials for Having Kids at Your Wedding

Hosting little ones on your big day? Here are some items to have on hand to ensure good behavior (and calm parents!).

Photography & Video Why a Professional Wedding Photographer is an Absolute Must

Think you can DIY your wedding photos? Think again. Here's why you really, really need a wedding photographer to capture every moment of your big day.

Places to Celebrate 20 Nature Wedding Vendors for Couples Who Love the Great Outdoors

If you're looking for stunning scenery to serve as your big day's backdrop, check out these truly spectacular nature wedding venues from around the country.

Planning Basics Exactly When to Book Your Wedding Vendors

So, when should you book your vendors? This wedding vendor timeline will help you book your team in the right order to help avoid any planning stress!

Wedding Songs & Music All the Things Your Wedding DJ Can Do (Besides Play Music)

Your wedding DJ will do far more than just play songs. Here's a list of other important tasks your DJ will handle on your big day.

Destination Weddings Cruise Weddings: 7 Things You Need to Know

Getting married on a cruise is a one-of-a-kind experience. If you're considering having a cruise wedding, here's what you need to know.

Bachelor & Bachelorette Parties A Poconos Bachelor Party Itinerary

Located just 90 minutes away from New York City or Philadelphia, the Pocono Mountains are an ideal destination for a bachelor party year-round!

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